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Kristin Daley, Ph.D.

Dr. Kristin Daley received her doctorate in health psychology from UNCC. Her primary passion is working to support the World Health Organization’s definition of health: emotional, physical, and social health, through several cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approaches, including ACT Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Dr. Daley started her career working in sleep medicine while completing her masters and her doctorate. She is one of approximately 200 psychologists who have completed certification in behavioral sleep medicine, and is trained to work with sleep disorders across the age spectrum.


During the holidays, try to focus on the great behaviors you see. Focusing on gratitude can create a sense of attention to what really matters.

How Parents Can Provide a Kinder Holiday

I agreed to an Elf on the Shelf when I was in a particularly vulnerable time. My oldest was in kindergarten, and I had just gone back to work after maternity leave for baby...
Can charisma be learned? In short, yes! There are 3 characteristics of charismatic people: warmth, presence, and power. But how can you improve those?

What Is Charisma and Can Charisma Be Learned?

What Is Charisma? Some people seemed to understand social relationships and were magically gifted with social skills, whereas I was pretty lacking in that department. It didn’t help that I had moved to a new...
When I work with families, I like to view them as a small business. Check out these four ways you can run your household like a business!

Struggling with Family Structure? Run Your Household Like a Business!

When I work with families, I like to view them as a small business. Family is a business that has a top-down culture, meaning the founders of the business have the majority say in...
What is your opinion on co-sleeping with a preschooler? Sleep expert, Dr. Kristin Daley's first job in sleep was working on a SIDS research study.video

Co-Sleeping with a Preschooler

Co-Sleeping with a Preschooler What is your opinion on co-sleeping with a preschooler?My first job in sleep was working on a SIDS research study. We performed sleep studies on infants and would mimic their standard...
Insomnia makes you feel exhausted and exercising when exhausted is REALLY unappealing. But, if you can't sleep, here's why you should go for a run!

Can’t Sleep? Go for a Run!

As a behavioral sleep specialist, I spend a good portion of my day trying to help people who can’t sleep. One of the biggest errors that we make when trying to cope with insomnia...